investment strategy

Mar 14, 2018

SurveyThe chief executives of global asset and wealth management firms are confident about growth prospects but believe that regulation, technology and changing consumer behaviour are ushering in a period of disruption.

Mar 14, 2018

Bill_GourlayProfessional services firm Aon has appointed Bill Gourlay as global head of investment product development.

Mar 13, 2018

collective_investmentThe UK’s Local Government Pension Scheme Access Pool – made up of the combined pension schemes of 11 public authorities in southern, central and eastern England – has appointed Link Fund Solutions to provide pooled operator services.

Mar 13, 2018

European_CommissionA push by the European Commission to roll-out its long-awaited Capital Markets Union (CMU) has been criticised by two financial trade bodies.

Mar 13, 2018

BitcoinMore than half (56%) of investors with holdings in crypto-currencies intend to buy more over the next 12 months, according to research data published this week.

Mar 13, 2018

MergersFrench financial services group Natixis has bought stakes in three independent M&A advisory boutiques in China, France and the UK for an undisclosed sum.

Mar 12, 2018

AcquisitionMacquarie Investment Management is to acquire Luxembourg-based ValueInvest Asset Management for an undisclosed sum.

Mar 12, 2018

ConfidenceConfidence among the world’s largest companies has reached a five-year high, according to research from investment management firm Fidelity International.

Mar 12, 2018

State Street promotionState Street Global Advisors has promoted Lochiel Crafter to head its Global Institutional Group, in which role he will be responsible for distribution around the world.

Mar 12, 2018

Big_Ben, BritainThe UK’s financial services industry is set to have a “challenging” 2018 according to a forecast published today by the EY Item Club which says that, while a current inflation squeeze will ease consumer spending is likely to be restrained and consumer credit growth will slow.

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